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Scholarship Benefit Concert

SBC 2016
Scholarship Benefit Concert 2016

Join us to collect your postcards from...the Scholarship Benefit Concert! The University of Northern Iowa School of Music Cordially invites you to attend the 35th Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert Friday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.

Get ready for a celebration! The evening will be filled with exceptional performances by student and faculty musicians, as well as a dazzling post-concert reception where the music and excitement of the evening continue!

Concert Performers and Reception Details

The evening will be filled with exceptional performances by student and faculty musicians as well as guest artist Laurie Smukler, violin, faculty artists Ross Winter, violin, Heather Peyton, oboe, Katherine Osbourne, mezzo-soprano, James Jenkins, piano, Cayla Bellamy, bassoon, Polina Khatsko, piano, and Dmitri Vorobiev, piano, as well as the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra, Combined UNI Choirs, the Northern Iowa Wind Symphony and more!

As always, the end of the concert is only the beginning of the festivities. Plan to stay for excellent hors d’oeuvres and champagne in the lobby with music provided by Bob Dunn, guitar, as well as post-show performances in Davis Hall featuring the UNI Opera and Jazz Band student musicians. 

Please join us for this exciting event and help to support student scholarships at UNI’s School of Music! 


Individual tickets for the 35th Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert are $50 each*

Order tickets any way you like:

  • - Call the GBPAC box office at (319) 273-4TIX (4849) or (877) 549-SHOW (7469)
  • - Visit us online by clicking here
  • - Purchase your tickets in person at the GBPAC box office.

*$40 of each ticket purchased is tax deductible (the remaining $10 is for champagne and hors d’oeuvres – “goods received”).

Becoming a Special Donor

The Scholarship Benefit Concerts have been raising scholarship funds for exceptionally talented music students and students in need since 1982. In addition to the income from tickets sales for the concerts, we have developed a network of community, small business, corporate and university-related donors. The extent of this support has been most gratifying to the students and faculty at UNI’s School of Music.

To allow us to continue the support we have provided in the past, please consider becoming a special donor. To find out more about donor categories and benefits, please contact us.

Your support makes the difference and allows each student to excel at UNI! The 35th annual Scholarship Benefit Concert is a culmination of the School of Music’s long term dedication to excellence in preparing students to be successful musicians. Through your support, our students excel in achieving their goals!

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